The couple are from Sherbrooke, Quebec. In Quebec, residents are allowed to walk dogs after the curfew hours take effect, provided they stay close to their homes, the BBC reports.
A Canadian couple have been fined for breaching local lockdown laws after police caught a husband and wife out for a walk.
When cops pointed out that her husband was not a dog, the woman reportedly protested. The woman is 24 years old and her partner is 40, according to the Toronto Sun.
Walking of a pet is included in one of the acceptable reasons to be out of the house during curfew hours, unfortunately for the couple, a human being can not legally qualify as a pet.More news: B.C. records 446 new cases of COVID-19, 9 deaths Tuesday
They reportedly told police that they were following the rule for pets.
On Saturday the province imposed a nightly curfew between 20:00 and 05:00.
The curfew is needed to prevent gatherings that have fueled the rampant spread of the virus, Quebec Premier Francois Legault said.
This weekend, Quebec became the first province to enforce a curfew to help curb the spread of COVID-19, which led to over 200 tickets issued by police handed to people found not complying with the health and safety measures.More news: U.S. to expand coronavirus vaccination eligibility
Authorities fined a married couple in Quebec for breaking a curfew implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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